The courses in Carnegie Country are located in the west of Fife have been acclaimed as some of the best inland courses in Scotland. These courses are not popular with visitors basing themselves in the area, but also golfers heading too and from Edinburgh as the M90 Motorway runs the length of the region. Dunfermline is an ancient capital in Scotland and is the main town in West Fife. It has a population of approximately 45,000 and provides an excellent selection of hotels, restaurants and golf courses to suit all budgets and tastes. Dunfermline is only 30mins drive from Edinburgh Airport and train stations.
The golf courses in this area are mainly of a parkland nature. Dunfermline itself has four 18 hole courses- Dunfermline Golf Club, Canmore Golf Club,
Pitreavie Golf Club and Forrester Park Golf Club. Dunfermline Golf Club was established in 1888 and offers a challenge to the low handicap player while remaining very playable and a joy for golfers of all standards.
In recent years Dunfermline has played host to the Scottish Mid Amateur and Scottish Ladies Youths Championships.
Canmore is situated on the North West side of Dunfermline and provides a number of enjoyable Par 4's and testing Par 3's. In 1914 the course layout was redesigned by famous club maker, Mr Ben Sayers of Berwick. At Pitreavie Golf Club, you can enjoy a warm Scottish welcome on our 18-hole parkland course, which was designed by the legendary Dr. Alister MacKenzie. The course measures just over 6000 yards, with water coming in to play on 9 holes.
The Green Hotel in Kinross has two 18 hole courses, The Montgomery and The Bruce. Both are situated in a stunning location on the banks of Loch Leven and provide an excellent golfing challenge in beautiful scenery. They offer a number of stay and play deals.
Cowdenbeath Golf Club was originally built as a 9 hole course, but was extended to 18 holes and opened by Sir Michael Bonallack in 1996. The length of the course is now 6207 yards with a standard scratch score of 71.
Visitors recommend Lochgelly Golf Course for the great views of the Ochil and Lomond hills. The layout is ideal for walking and the course setup provides an enjoyable test for all handicaps.
This area also has two 9 hole courses in Saline and Lochore Meadows Country Park. These courses are ideal for families and groups of golfers looking for a quick round.